Lisa Thomas-Laury’s “On Camera and Off”; Manafort indictment

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Guests: Lisa Thomas-Laury and Byron Tau

LISA THOMAS-LAURY was a trailblazing African American news anchor in Philadelphia from 1978 to last year when she retired. She’s interviewed President Ronald Regan, Ted Kennedy, Oprah Winfrey and Princess Diana. For this wife and mother of two, life on camera and off seemed perfect. That was all until she got bad news. In her new memoir, On Camera and Off: When the News Is Good and When it’s Not, Thomas-Laury talks about her battle with a rare plasma cell disorder called POEMS, and the only treatment available was a bone marrow transplant. In this hour, Marty talks with Thomas-Laury about how she balanced her career and her health. Then, we’ll hear about the accelerating investigation being led by Robert Mueller, including the indictment of one-time Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, and the guilty plea by campaign energy consultant, George Papadopoulos. BYRON TAU of The Wall Street Journal joins us to fill us in on the latest.

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